Stop the Cruel Trafficking of Pangolins

Target: Dr. Ha Cong Tuan, Deputy Minister – Ministry of Agriculture and Rural Development, Vietnam

Goal: Protect and preserve pangolins, the world’s most trafficked mammal, from extinction.

Pangolins are fascinating creatures that play a critical role in maintaining a healthy ecosystem. They are the only mammals in the world covered in scales, which are made of keratin – the same material found in human hair and nails. Pangolins use these scales as a form of defense against predators, and when threatened, they roll into a tight ball, making it difficult for predators to attack them.

Unfortunately, pangolins are also the most trafficked mammal in the world. Their meat is considered a delicacy in some cultures, and their scales are highly prized for their supposed medicinal properties. As a result, pangolin populations have declined drastically, with some species facing extinction.

To protect and preserve pangolins, it is crucial to raise awareness about the harms of poaching and illegal trade. This can be achieved through education campaigns, community outreach, and social media initiatives. It is also necessary to push for stricter laws and enforcement to prevent the illegal trade of pangolins.

In addition to these efforts, supporting conservation efforts and habitat protection can help to ensure the survival of these endangered species. This includes initiatives such as pangolin rescue and rehabilitation programs, research into pangolin behavior and habitat, and habitat restoration projects.

Sign the below petition to urge Dr. Ha Cong Tuan to take action to protect and preserve pangolins and ensure their well-being and protection.

PETITION LETTER:

Dear Dr. Tuan,

I am writing to urge you to take action to protect and preserve pangolins, the world’s most trafficked mammal. Pangolins are hunted for their meat and scales, which are mistakenly believed to have medicinal properties, leading to a significant decline in their populations, with some species facing extinction.

To ensure the survival of these endangered species, it is crucial to raise awareness about the harms of poaching and illegal trade and push for stricter laws and enforcement. Additionally, supporting conservation efforts and habitat protection can help to protect and preserve pangolins for future generations.

I urge you to take immediate action to protect and preserve pangolins from extinction. Thank you for your attention to this critical issue.

Sincerely,

[Your Name Here]

Photo credit: Zoey Sung


2 Comments

  1. Dawn Richardson says:

    So sad that people will do anything for money.My best reason for being a misanthrope.

  2. Josie olive says:

    Friggin gooks make the chinks look good

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